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 Bat wings (Posted on 2005-06-08)

In the picture all of the red segments are of equal length and all of their endpoints lie on one of the two blue lines. Determine all possible values for the smaller angle between the blue lines.

(This problem is a special case of a problem discovered by Daniel Shapiro, professor of mathematics at Ohio State University. His problem generalizes a problem he saw years ago.)

 See The Solution Submitted by McWorter Rating: 4.3333 (3 votes)

 Subject Author Date re: Footnote McWorter 2005-06-13 22:34:43 Footnote Charley 2005-06-13 08:39:58 re: Solution Carl 2005-06-10 23:24:29 Solution Carl 2005-06-10 23:11:47 just thinking... pcbouhid 2005-06-10 17:02:50 Different strokes for different folks McWorter 2005-06-09 23:02:30 re(3): Label the figure (Solution) McWorter 2005-06-09 16:41:00 re(2): Label the figure Bractals 2005-06-09 16:17:13 re(2): Label the figure (Solution) Eric 2005-06-09 15:58:17 Butterflies brianjn 2005-06-09 07:14:25 re: Label the figure McWorter 2005-06-09 04:08:10 Label the figure Bractals 2005-06-09 03:53:13 First thoughts TomM 2005-06-08 19:41:24

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